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In Iraq's Mosul, women desperate for news of 'disappeared'

Jun 13, 2018

In Iraq's Mosul, women desperate for news of 'disappeared'

Every Friday since Mosul was prised from the Islamic State group's clutches last July, women gather in the Iraqi city's Al-Minassa Square, desperate to learn the fate of husbands and sons. Dressed in black, with children in tow and brandishing photos, some fear their men ...

U.N. says bombs will litter Mosul for more than a decade

Feb 15, 2018

U.N. says bombs will litter Mosul for more than a decade

The Iraqi city of Mosul will remain strewn with unexploded bombs for a decade, endangering a million or more civilians who want to return home following the end of three years of Islamic State occupation, a U.N. demining expert said on Wednesday. Pehr Lodhammar, a ...